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Saudi king slams Iran as 'spearhead of global terrorism'

The president's address was the centrepiece of his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, his first overseas trip since his January swearing-in. Here's what experts in three Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East thought of the speech. " Hundreds of millions of dollars in arms deals is something we need to get an explanation for ", he also said, adding that Saudi Arabia " is a hostile country and we need to ensure Israel's qualitative military edge is maintained ".

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Billy Bush breaks silence on 'Access Hollywood' tape, Trump

Former " Access Hollywood " superstar and "Today" show host Billy Bush is ready to get back to work, seven and a half months after being fired for his role in a 2005 recording in which Donald Trump bragged about sexually assaulting women.

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Gowdy Expected to Take Chaffetz's Post as Head of Oversight Committee

Chaffetz said Thursday in Utah that he hopes to find out from the U.S. Department of Justice within the next few weeks if they exist and if they'll share them with the House Oversight Committee he chairs. Chaffetz had considered running for a U.S. Senate seat in the past. He strolled to four-easy re-elections in his heavily Republican district that stretches from towns in the Wasatch Mountains to the Salt Lake suburbs and Provo, home of Brigham Young University.

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Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

In fact, those hoping to see the two superstars in the music industry reunite on and off stage were disappointed when Drake , who was the biggest victor of the night after bagging the Top Artist Award, professed his love for Minaj, who was with him at the event.

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Drake surpasses Adele, becomes biggest single year winner ever at BBMA 2017

A leader of the grunge movement spreading out of Seattle, the 52-year-old will be buried Friday in Los Angeles. Decked in a white gown, the singer performed the infamous ballad from the movie " Titanic " while scenes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet from the Oscar-winning film played in the background.

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Mixture of old and new faces in Macron's first government

Alexis Kohler, the newly appointed Elysee secretary general, presented the politically eclectic list of ministers in Paris on Wednesday afternoon. Francois Bayrou, head of the centrist Democratic Movement who rallied to Macron during the first round of the presidential election, was appointed justice minister.

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Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Aawards

Beyonce , Rihanna, Adele , Ariana Grande, the Weeknd, twenty one pilots and Shawn Mendes will not attend. Read on for the 10 standout sets from this year's Billboard Music Awards. Cher literally dressed down for her performance with silver strings of shimmery beads draping her body and colourful nipple pasties to go with it. The 43-year-old showed off her underwear and revealed she was wearing a pair of tiny hot trousers underneath the ruffled number.

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has taught John Terry a lesson

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte chose to make wholesale changes to his starting eleven for the visit of Watford on Monday night, but the Blues still managed to run out winners, recording a 4-3 victory. And the manager made that clear to me". Antonio Conte has praised Michy Batshuayi after he came on as a substitute to score Chelsea's title winning goal in a 1-0 win at West Brom.

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Tom Hardy to star as Marvel's 'Venom'

He was portrayed by Topher Grace. The Venom movie will begin production this fall and is set for release October 5th, 2018. The character was first introduced on the big screen in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3. The Venom solo-movie (which Sony emphasizes is "not a spinoff but hte first movie after Spider-Man from its Marvel Universe of characters") follows the supervillain as he goes from being "bent on destroying Spider-Man" to turning into "kind of an anti-hero".

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Kourtney Kardashian's baby daddy Scott Disick burglarized in Hidden Hills

They found a rear sliding glass door that appeared to have been forced open. Kourtney Kardashian reportedly began dating Disick in 2006. The reality star was allegedly been partying hard since ex Kourtney Kardashian went public with 23-year-old model Younes Bendjim.

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Céline Dion gives 'Titanic' performance — Billboard Music Awards

Drake, who also won top artist, top male artist and top rap album for " Views ", later posed for photographers surrounded by his microphone-shaped trophies. From leather-clad backup dancers with riot gear to the techno-futuristic set design, the stage show itself could definitely be adapted into a best-selling action movie.

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Watch Mylie Cyrus' Stirring Rendition Of Malibu at Billboard Awards

I had to get free! The Wrecking Ball singer was spotted in amongst the crowd as she stopped by Access Hollywood Live, holding balloons and a sign promoting her new release. Turning her back on her hip hop beginnings with controversial comments was apparently only the beginning. She looked just plain pretty. I used to [resist changing].

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Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

President Donald Trump has offered additional insight into his thinking about former FBI Director James Comey. "Nearly all of them are very well-known", Trump said of the candidates before Air Force One took off for Lynchburg, Virginia, where he gave the commencement address at Liberty University.

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Cast member Vanessa Bayer leaving 'SNL'

The show was hosted by Dwayne Johnson , and while it was a solid collection of sketches, it didn't feel like it quite had the pomp and circumstance that usually comes with the show's season finales. Vanity Fair reported that after the broadcast, Moynihan was hoisted up and carried out by Tom Hanks , Alec Baldwin , and Kenan Thompson . Zamata, a veteran of New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, joined SNL mid-way through the 39th season in 2014 after backlash surrounding the ...

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Chris Cornell Has Passed Away

A full autopsy report was not yet completed Thursday afternoon. As previously reported, Cornell was found dead in his Detroit hotel room after performing a sold-out concert at the Fox Theatre with Soundgarden. The Seattle-born Cornell co-founded Soundgarden 1984 as part of the burgeoning Pacific Northwest grunge rock scene and fronted the band through six studio albums and a pair of Grammy Awards.

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Being motherless on Mother's Day is hard

On Sunday, the family that prays together, stays together. Oh no! Run, beg, plead, but don't tell mom. Growing up with the pain and trauma of a dysfunctional family , I looked everywhere else but in my home for the security, nurturing, Godly influence and the comfort of a " mother ".

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Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Awards; Drake early winner

The early winners announced Sunday morning by dick clark productions included Beyonce, who won five and twenty one pilots, who won four. "We are so grateful for this", Taggart said in his acceptance speech. The Chainsmokers took the stage Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards to perform their new song "Young". - Top collaboration: The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, "Closer".

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Billboard Music Awards: Top Looks and Performances

In honour of the " Titanic " movie's 20th anniversary, the gorgeous and ageless Celine Dion took to the stage in Vegas for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday and left us all dealing with our feelings. The More Life creator, who bests Adele, Beyonce , Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd in the Top Artist category, brought his whole team onstage with him to accept the award-Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and his dad included.

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Pippa Middleton has royalesque wedding

Prince George and Princess Charlotte acted as page boy and bridesmaid at the wedding in the village of Bucklebury. Both were on their best behavior throughout the ceremony . After no sign of her being at the actual ceremony, Meghan Markle made her big arrival at Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding reception Saturday evening.

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Meghan Markle attends Pippa's wedding reception with Prince Harry

The couple walked hand-in-hand along the church path led by a group of young page boys and bridesmaids, including three-year-old Prince George and two-year-old Princess Charlotte . Other guests included the groom's brother, former Made In Chelsea regular and reality television personality Spencer Matthews , Pippa's controversial uncle Gary Goldsmith and Princess Eugenie.

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Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest (yes, really)

The Guardian hailed Sandler as "a formidable screen actor", as the Daily Telegraph's critic Robbie Collin tweeted: "Kind of love that Adam Sandler is so rarely as great as he is in The Meyerowitz Stories , because when he is it feels so revelatory".

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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Attend Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception

Pippa, 33, was driven to the reception by her new 41-year-old financier husband in a rare E-type Jaguar. Kate, smiles at her daughter, Princess Charlotte , after the wedding. But with the second, third, fourth and fifth-in-line to the throne present, the Middletons had to work hard to organise a non-royal private wedding in the glare of royal-level media attention.

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Mount Everest's famed Hillary Step destroyed, says mountaineer

The mountaineers in the region suspect that the last great challenge before reaching the top of the world's highest peak may have fallen victim to Nepal's devastating 2015 quake. Speaking to the BBC in 2012, British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington said getting stuck near the Step could be fatal. Mountaineers walk past the Hillary Step 29 May 2013.

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Cher, 71, and Celine Dion wow world at Billboard Awards

Taylor Swift is the current record victor of all-time Billboard Music Awards, with total 21 wins. In an interview with Billboard , Ludacris recently chatted about what makes the BBMAs so unbelievable and why he enjoys being a part of it. "And for the first time in years with trousers on, " Noah Cyrus, standing next to father Billy Ray Cyrus, introduced her older sister, who was wearing white shorts and a cowboy hat.

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Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows - Guardian

Internal company documents, leaked to The Guardian , detail the rules for allowing or rejecting content on violence, including live-streaming self-harm, racism, hate speech, terrorism and pornography. However, the video may be taken down "once there's no longer an opportunity to help the person". Moderators are advised to ignore suicide threats expressed through hashtags or emoticons, or when the proposed method is unlikely to succeed.

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Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

The Rays (23-23) had their winning streak snapped at four games. Kudos to (Norris) for scoring on that hit. "I just have to be better". "He did and we forced (Brett Gardner ) to make a ideal throw to get him". "When spring training ended he looked like he was back to before the injury, " said a scout who watched the Rays pummel Tanaka for six runs and nine hits (three homers) in a 9-5 loss Saturday.

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Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Click through to see all the must-see beauty moments from this year's 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Other early winners included Beyonce, who won five, and twenty one pilots, who won four. They also contend with "Don't Let Me Down" featuring Daya , as do Drake ("One Dance" featuring WizKid & Kyla ), Justin Timberlake ("Can't Stop the Feeling!") and Twenty One Pilots ("Heathens").

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Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools

They also pointed to how the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the 2013 Legislature's restrictive anti-abortion bill, House Bill 2. Senate bill 1232 , by state Sen. Taylor tried to make the bill more attractive to the House by including school funding for dyslexic students and autism grants, which is legislation Rep.

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Steal Miley Cyrus' Billboard Music Awards Performance Look For Le$$!!

Introduced by her father Billy Ray Cyrus and her sister Noah Cyrus - who joked it was Miley's "first time [appearing] in years with trousers on" - the singer let her sultry voice do the talking, in an unusually stripped-down performance. "I'm just so excited to be here and be able to give it back to her". "She's the happiest she's ever been", Noah gushed on stage with dad Billy Ray.

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Noah Cyrus Says Miley Cyrus Hasn't Changed At All Despite New Music

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have solidified their status as the cool, hot, popular couple in Hollywood's high school. "And, for the first time in years with trousers on, my big sister Miley Cyrus ". In a statement, Dion said of her signature song, "This song means a lot to me, and it has played such a huge role in my career". The sister of the famous pop-star stated that she knows the Malibu singer as the sibling she has loved since she was a baby.

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North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

The launches, and a threatened sixth nuclear test, have fuelled tension with the administration of US President Donald Trump, who has vowed that such an ICBM launch "won't happen". The trajectory of the Hwasong-12 showed that it would have been capable of reaching Guam, where the United States maintains the U.S. Andersen Air Force Base, which is located 3,500 kilometers (2,200 miles) away from North Korea, according to Schilling.

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Dwayne Johnson Picks Tom Hanks as a Running Mate on SNL

The show went on to be one of the best SNL episodes in recent history and one of the segments was a spoof of the way WWE shoots their out of ring promos. "Starting tonight, I am running for the president of the United States!" "I've been blown away", Johnson said. "Because I've fought in World War II in, like, 10 different movies".

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Meghan Markle's Grand Entrance at Pippa Middleton's Wedding-Here's What We Know

The royals have a long history of appearing in wedding parties. The 33-year-old party planner and regular marathon runner opted for a bicep-framing, cap-sleeved, white lace appliquque, full skirted gown by British designer Giles Deacon.

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Telecom services to become expensive under new GST regime

The council, comprising federal and state finance ministers, fixed rates on Thursday for more than 1,200 items under the Goods and Services Tax, amid demands by some states to keep essential items under the lower tax category. Temporary transfer or permitting use of intellectual property (IP) will attract 12 per cent GST- the same rate as in respect of permanent transfer of IP.

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With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'

David Ehrlich, a senior film critic at Indiewire , tweeted that there had been "huge boos" at the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumiere. Then film plays in wrong aspect ratio and Grand Lumiere nearly rioted. While the film played, the packed theater hissed and clapped until the screening was stopped. That is unusual for a director. "Quite frankly they gave me total freedom and liberty".


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